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Location:

Norcross, GA

Forum Post Count:

8828

Join Date:

9/26/01

About Me:

DHA3000+L3000 at work!!!

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

spending time with my lovely wife & daughter, watching TV, surf the web......play sports...

What I do for a living:

Professional Engineer

Headphone Inventory

Stax SR-009
Stax SR-007
Stax Lambda Pro
Stax Lambda Signature
Sony MDR-R10 (bass heavy version, still a bit lacking in bass) x 2
Sony Qualia 010 with small & medium headband
Sony MDR-CD3000 balanced
Sony MDR-CD1700 x 2
Sony MDR-SA5000 hardwired with Moon-Audio Black Dragon x 2
Sony MDR-Z7 w/ Silver Dragon
Sennheiser HD-800 w/ Black Dragon
Sennheiser Orpheus System (SN#1xx)
Hifiman HE-1000 (sadly a version 1)

Owned:
Audio-Technica ATH-L3000
Audio-Technica ATH-W2002 (w/ L3000 drivers)
AKG K1000
Senneheiser Baby Orpheus
Shure SE-530

I also have auditioned and owned most of the higher ends headphones out there.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Sennheiser HEV90
Headamp Aristaeus
DIY T2
Audio-Technica DHA-3000
SuSy Dynahi
Headamp GS-1 w/ Dynalo Plus
Headroom Balanced Home w/ Max Module

Single Power SDS-SE
Larocco Headcode DM
Maxed Out PPA (3)
Headroom Max (2006)
HP-100A

Source Inventory

Sony SCD-777ES (Modwright Tube output and Audiomods parts + clock upgrades)
Exemplar Denon 5910.
SACDmods Sony DVP-9100ES
Pioneer DV-AX10
Pico DAC
and misc. DVD units & DAP

Cable Inventory

Bogdan Audio Gold/Silver Spirits ICs (5)
HG Audio Silver Lace ICs (2)
Bogdan Audio Ghost Powercords (2)
Bogdan Audio Goldy Powercord

Misc. Headphone upgrade cables: Silver Dragon, Blue Dragon, SA Equinox, and Zu Mobius.

Power-Related Components

Monster Power Conditioner

Other Audio Equipment

I owns several DAPs (at least 10), Minidisc Players/Recorder (at least 10) and many legendary Discmen.

Music Preferences

Vocals, Jazzs, Pops, and Rocks. I'll listen to anything that sound great to my ears.

Interests (non-headphone)

Structural Engineering and Home Theater (apartment theater) :)

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

I enjoy 5.1 surround. I am a big fan of Sony and truly believe that they can manufacturer some of best equipment in the world if they want to. Sadly, they become such mass market company.

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The Official Sony TA-ZH1ES Hi-Res Headphone Amplifier (Live From IFA 2016)
purk posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/24/17 at 3:19pm | 758 replies | 52746 views
The Stax Thread III
purk posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/24/17 at 5:15am | 11236 replies | 692933 views
NEW SONY NW-WM1Z / WM1A FLAGSHIP HI-END DAP!!!
purk posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/23/17 at 3:43pm | 9849 replies | 584667 views
The Official Sony NW-WM1Z/ NW-WM1A Flagship DAP (Live From IFA 2016)
purk posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/22/17 at 10:44pm | 973 replies | 100643 views
Official HIFIMAN HE1000 Impressions Thread
purk posted in this thread in Head-Direct Premier Sponsor Forum 2/19/17 at 2:22am | 2862 replies | 325419 views
ECP Audio - DSHA-1, L-2, Black Diamond
purk posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/18/17 at 6:06pm | 266 replies | 37546 views
The Official Sony MDR-Z1R Flagship Headphone Thread (Live From IFA 2016)
purk posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/17/17 at 4:50pm | 7393 replies | 439976 views
KGSShv Carbon - hows it sound with the 009s?
purk posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/14/17 at 9:51pm | 341 replies | 38337 views
Any old fart head-fi'ers still around?
purk posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 2/10/17 at 7:08pm | 473 replies | 26239 views

 

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